Mini-review: Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? by Joyce Carol Oates

Synopsis: Young Connie is beautiful and wants to be free from the burdens of her mother and sensible, boring sister. Sneaking around to meet boys when she has told her family she's going shopping, Connie catches the unwanted attention of Arnold Friend, who knows instantly, that he has to have her. Mini-review: Be nice to … Continue reading Mini-review: Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? by Joyce Carol Oates

Review: Anatomy of Innocence by Laura Caldwell & others

Synopsis: Wrongful convictions, long regarded as statistical anomalies in an otherwise sound justice system, now appear with frightening regularity. But few people understand just how or why they happen and, more important, the immeasurable consequences that often haunt the lucky few who are acquitted, years after they are proven innocent. Now, in this groundbreaking anthology, … Continue reading Review: Anatomy of Innocence by Laura Caldwell & others

Tor.com Thursdays: short story review

It's my weekly book meme, woohoo! Such fun! Thanks to everyone joining in so far ❤ HERE’S HOW IT WORKS: On Thursday, I will pick a short story from Tor.com for us to all read… The next Thursday, we will all review the Tor.com story that was picked the previous week… The review can be in … Continue reading Tor.com Thursdays: short story review

Review: Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney

Synopsis: My name is Amber Reynolds. There are three things you should know about me: 1. I’m in a coma. 2. My husband doesn’t love me anymore. 3. Sometimes I lie. Nothing happens by accident. After being in a bit of a reading slump for a week or so, this is exactly the kind of book … Continue reading Review: Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney

Review: Rosemary’s Baby by Ira Levin

Synopsis: Rosemary Woodhouse and her struggling actor-husband, Guy, move into the Bramford, an old New York City apartment building with an ominous reputation and only elderly residents. Neighbours Roman and Minnie Castavet soon come nosing around to welcome them; despite Rosemary's reservations about their eccentricity and the weird noises that she keeps hearing, her husband starts … Continue reading Review: Rosemary’s Baby by Ira Levin

Review: The Witchfinder’s Sister by Beth Underdown

Synopsis: 1645. When Alice Hopkins' husband dies in a tragic accident, she returns to the small Essex town of Manningtree, where her brother Matthew still lives. But home is no longer a place of safety. Matthew has changed, and there are rumours spreading through the town: whispers of witchcraft, and of a great book, in which … Continue reading Review: The Witchfinder’s Sister by Beth Underdown

Review: Bird Box by Josh Malerman

The sky is falling, the sky is dying, the sky is dead. One day you wake up and read a horrifying news story, there are people who are seeing things that make them go insane. So insane that they are driven to kill themselves. Soon, the entire world is infected with this thing and your only … Continue reading Review: Bird Box by Josh Malerman